Most of the pathology questions relate to basic pathology principles.
Candidates are recommended to read Pathologic Basis of Disease by Kumar
and Robbins, Sunders Press which presents the information in easily digestible
form. The many MCQs books on pathology are very useful for self-testing.
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inflammation: acute and chronic
neoplasm: oncogenes, mutation, germ cell tumours, teratoma, basal cell
dystrophic and metastatic calcification
amyloidosis: ocular and systemic
HLA: interactions between cells including type I and type II HLA antigens,
T and B cells
CD 4+ and 8+ cells
spleen and thymus and the types of cells found in each
various immunoglobulins and their characteristics